Thinking the unthinkable: does mental health nursing have a future?

Stickley, Theodore, Clifton, Andrew, Callaghan, Patrick, Repper, Julie, Stacey, Gemma, Takoordyal, Prem, Felton, Anne, Barket, Janet, Rayner, Lorraine, Jones, D., Brennan, Diane and Dixon, Julie (2009) Thinking the unthinkable: does mental health nursing have a future? Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 16 (3). pp. 300-304. ISSN 1351-0126

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We would like to revisit the discussion articulated by Holmes (2006) from an Australian perspective and more recently by Hurley & Ramsey (2008) regarding the potential demise of mental health nursing. Currently in the UK, the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) is reviewing nurse education. The NMC state that the review is required because: Changes in policy and delivery of healthcare will allow us to ensure that nursing education across all four countries enables nurses to meet the future needs of patients. (NMC 2008a)

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mental health nursing
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 09:26
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019 15:11

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